The UP Center for Integrative Studies (UP CIDS) Program on Social and Political Change, together with the UP Department of Political Science, will be holding a public lecture by Dr. Herlin Chien on What Does the Middle Class Want? Democratization Experience in Taiwan on 8 February *, 2:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the Department of Political Science AVR, Third Floor, Silangang Palma Bldg., UP Diliman. The lecture is free and open to the public, but seating will be on a first-come, first-served basis
About the speaker
Herlin Chien, Ph.D. is currently an Associate Professor in the Department of International Affairs and Director of the Masters Program in Southeast Asian Studies at Wenzao University of Languages in Taiwan. With her Ph.D. in Political Science emphasizing Comparative Politics from the National Sun Yat-Sen University (Taiwan) and a Masters Degree in International Affairs from Georgia Technology Institute (USA), she has published several articles dealing with the issue of power sharing, rule of law versus rule of man, and how the public sector can partner with the private sector to solve social problems. Between 2006-2007 she was a visiting scholar at École Normale Supèrieure de Lyon (France) and in 2007-2008 at the University of California, Irvine (USA).